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    White Heat (Warner Brothers, 1949). Insert (14" X 36").
    James Cagney lights up the screen as Cody Jarrett, one of the meanest of cinema's tough guys in this superb Raoul Walsh classic. Overly dependent his mother, Cody loses it when he finds out she is dead while he is locked up in prison. Cagney is brilliant in this scene, and it sets the violent climax into motion, with Cody briefly making it to "the top of the world." Virginia Mayo is stunning as Cody's double-crossing wife, and Edmond O'Brien co-stars as his cellmate. Prior to professional restoration, this poster had only a tear in the top center, and extra horizontal creasing. With its sensational portrait of Cagney, this popular insert is always highly collectible. Fine/Very Fine on Paper.


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